25 Pervy Classic Rock Songs That Are Way Filthier Than Most People Realize

Published October 18, 2017
Updated September 18, 2019

Pushing the limit far beyond mere raunch, these shockingly dirty songs from the rock canon will leave you scandalized.

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25 Pervy Classic Rock Songs That Are Way Filthier Than Most People Realize
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I met a cheerleader, was a real young bleeder
All the times I can reminisce
Ah the best thing lovin' with her sister and her cousin

Those lyrics are exceptionally dirty no matter how you cut it. Yet, you've probably heard or even sung them as part of the chorus to Aerosmith's hit Walk This Way more times than you can count — and perhaps not truly internalized just what was being said and how dirty it actually was.

The old motto "sex, drugs and rock 'n' roll" has served that music well over the years. The genre has always embraced sex and drugs to the fullest, often casting aside any moral compass when it comes to the former.

Some of the most popular and acclaimed rock songs of all time contain lyrics — whether we realize it or not — that hint at less than pure intentions. While fans belt out classic songs' catchy choruses, they might be surprised to learn that some of those lyrics' subject matter crosses the line into the realms of sexual assault and pedophilia.

Even when a song's lyrics aren't superficially eyebrow-raising, a little research into the song's origins can cast these lyrics in an entirely different — and creepy — light.

See what we mean in this dive into the surprisingly dirty songs from rock's perverse side above.

Enjoy this article about dirty songs throughout rock history? Next, check out the rock and roll groupies who changed music history. Then, get to know more about the king of rock and roll with these strange Elvis Presley facts. Finally, read up on the legendary rock and roll escapades of GG Allin.

Joel Stice
Joel Stice holds a Bachelor's degree from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga with more than 10 years of experience in writing and editing, during which time his work has appeared on Heavy, Uproxx, and Buzzworthy.
John Kuroski
John Kuroski is the editorial director of All That's Interesting. He graduated from New York University with a degree in history, earning a place in the Phi Alpha Theta honor society for history students. An editor at All That's Interesting since 2015, his areas of interest include modern history and true crime.
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Stice, Joel. "25 Pervy Classic Rock Songs That Are Way Filthier Than Most People Realize." AllThatsInteresting.com, October 18, 2017, https://allthatsinteresting.com/dirty-songs. Accessed April 24, 2024.